Rising tiger no. pushing Amangarh leopards into human habitations

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Source: The post is based on the articleRising tiger no. pushing Amangarh leopards into human habitations published in “TOI” on 30th October 2023

Why in the News?

The tiger population at the Amangarh Tiger Reserve has increased from 21 mature tigers and six cubs in 2021 to 28 mature tigers and four cubs now.

Where is Amangarh Tiger Reserve?

Source: TOI

Located inUttar Pradesh
Declared in2012
Originally Part of(1)Jim Corbett National Park.
After the state of Uttarakhand was carved out of Uttar Pradesh, Jim Corbett went to Uttarakhand and Amangarh remained in Uttar Pradesh.
FloraVegetation of the reserve is a combination of grasslands, wetlands and dense forest.
FaunaTiger, Leopard, Elephants among others.
Significance(1) It is one among the four Tiger Reserves in Uttar Pradesh.
The other three are: Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Pilibhit Tiger Reserve and Ranipur Tiger Reserve. 

UPSC Syllabus: Tiger Reserve

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